The Auditor General Report for 2010 has shown that the Tourism Ministry overpaid close to RM 270 million for advertisements.
The reports expressed that the Tourism Ministry had direct awards without any tender being called for it's advertisements. The Auditor General had further noted that if the Ministry had held an open tender the advertisements would have cost RM75.38 million instead of more than RM345 million expended.
The Auditor General had noted that the Tourism Ministry had breached the Treasury regulations as extended in a circular in 2007.
More Irregularities under the Tourism Ministry as Reported HERE and HERE